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Summer Solstice Sunrise Trek at Matthiessen Dells Area

Dates: Now - Jun. 21, 2019
Times: 6:30AM-8:00AM
Category: Nature
Location: Matthiessen State Park Dells -Fort Shelter , 2678 N. State Rte 178, Utica, IL 61373
Phone: 815-667-4726
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Park trails and parking lots don't open until 6:30AM unless you are hiking with the park interpreter to enjoy a peaceful summer solstice morning before the crowds set in for waterfall viewing and trail trekking. Meet at the Matthiessen Dells Area Fort next to the main parking lot.


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Captain's Cove Bar and Grill
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Kayak Morris

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